Coronavirus (COVID-19) has brought the whole world into a standstill. This epidemic has killed 40 thousand people. In this difficult time, many Indian players are helping people by donating to government funds as well. These include the players like Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma. Although all-rounder Yuvraj Singh etc. In fact, Yuvraj Singh urged his fans on social media to help the people who are suffering from Coronavirus in Pakistan as well. He appealed to former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi to donate to the foundation amid this situation.
He tweeted, ‘This is a difficult time and this is the time to help the suffering people. We should do our work. I support Shahid Afridi and his foundation who are fighting against the corona virus. Please donate to Donate Corona.com.’
These are testing times, it’s time to lookout for each other specially the ones who are lesser fortunate. Lets do our bit, I am supporting @SAfridiOfficial & @SAFoundationN in this noble initiative of covid19. Pls donate on https://t.co/yHtpolQbMx #StayHome @harbhajan_singh pic.twitter.com/HfKPABZ6Wh
— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) March 31, 2020
However, before Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh also appealed to help Shahid Afridi in this matter. On April 29, he asked to help Pakistan to fight against the Coronavirus, after which the fans also started their class. The things went wrong when Harbhajan Singh had also tagged Yuvraj Singh in those posts, and that’s why Yuvraj made a video and asked people to help Shahid Afridi Foundation.
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Shahid Afridi is distributing important things to the people. Moreover, Pakistan wicketkeeper Sarfaraz Ahmed is also giving home ration to the people. Ahmed Shehzad is also helping people. As far as India is concerned, our cricketers are at home but they are helping the people financially which included Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina etc. who have donated.
The global pandemic has affected several people. The upcoming edition of Indian Premier League 2020 is likely to be cancelled due to the situation surrounding COVID-19, the novel coronavirus pandemic in India, as per the report in The Indian Express. The mega auction, which was scheduled to take place before IPL 2021, will also be postponed by a year. Moreover, the franchises can retain the same squads they have for this year’s league and they will be given an option to pick or drop players as well.